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$500,000 Guaranteed Card Player Poker Tour Venetian Main Event Kicks Off Feb. 19

The $2,500 Buy-In No-Limit Hold'Em Tournament Runs From Feb. 19-22, With Registration and Re-Entry Available Through Level 14

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One of the largest live poker tournaments held so far 2021 is set to kick off today: the $500,000 guaranteed, $2,500 buy-in Card Player Poker Tour no-limit hold’em main event. This tournament runs from Feb. 19-22. and is the centerpiece of the 35-event Venetian® Resort Las Vegas’ DeepStack Extravaganza I which offers more than $2 million in guaranteed prize money, with events from Feb. 2-28.

The $2,500 buy-in CPPT no-limit hold’em main event features two starting flights, each beginning at 11:10 a.m. local time on Feb. 19 and 20. The levels will last 45 minutes each on day 1A and day 1B, with blind levels increasing to an hour in length from day 2 onward. Registration and re-entry will be available through the end of the break following level 14, which will fall early on in day 2. Players will start with 40,000 in tournament chips in this event, with initial blinds of 100-100 for level one. The tournament features a big-blind ante format.

Two-time CPPT Venetian Champion Jon TurnerThis event will be the ninth time that the CPPT has made its way to The Venetian Poker Room since first joining forces in 2013, with over $12.3 million in prize money awarded in the previous eight CPPT main events held at the property. All-time CPPT career earnings leader Jon Turner has won two of the CPPT Venetian events in recent years, cashing for a total of $737,858 in those title runs.

In addition to the CPPT main event, the 2021 DeepStack Extravaganza I features a variety of game options and formats, including bounty events, survivor tournaments, multi-day and single-day tournaments. Game options include no-limit hold’em, pot-limit Omaha, and PLO eight-or-better. Tournament buy-ins begin as low as $200 and range as high as the $2,500 buy-in for the big dance, with affordable and exciting options for players at every level.

The illustrious amenities and hospitality of The Venetian Resort, combined with their dynamic tournament atmosphere, make the DeepStack Extravaganza I a must-play series for tournament poker fans. Make sure to make your way to The Venetian® Resort Las Vegas this February to get in on the action.

A total of 19 events have been completed to date, with 4,206 entries made and $2,331,646 in prize money paid out so far. A pair of articles have already been published looking at the results from the events that have been completed thus far. A look at the results from events 1-13 can be found here, while the winners from events 14-21 are discussed here.

Here is a look at the complete schedule for the series:

Event Start Date Days Buy-In
$400 No-Limit Hold’em MonsterStack $20K GTD Feb 02 1 $400
$200 No-Limit Hold’em Survivor $6K GTD Feb 02 1 $200
$200 NLH Mega Satellite (2 seats GTD) Feb 03 1 $200
$600 No-Limit Hold’em MonsterStack $40K GTD Feb 03 1 $600
$200 No-Limit Hold’em Survivor $6K GTD Feb 03 1 $200
$1,100 No-Limit Hold’em $350K GTD* Feb 04 3 $1,100
$1,100 No-Limit Hold’em MonsterStack $75K GTD Feb 06 1 $1,100
$200 No-Limit Hold’em Bounty $6K GTD Feb 07 1 $200
$400 No-Limit Hold’em MonsterStack $80K GTD* Feb 08 3 $400
$200 No-Limit Hold’em Bounty $6K GTD Feb 08 1 $200
$200 No-Limit Hold’em Bounty $6K GTD Feb 09 1 $200
$400 No-Limit Hold’em MonsterStack $20K GTD Feb 10 1 $400
$200 No-Limit Hold’em Survivor $6K GTD Feb 10 1 $200
$800 No-Limit Hold’em UltimateStack $300K GTD* Feb 11 4 $800
$200 No-Limit Hold’em Survivor $6K GTD Feb 11 1 $200
$300 No-Limit Hold’em MonsterStack Freeze Out $15K GTD Feb 14 1 $300
$200 No-Limit Hold’em Bounty $6K GTD Feb 14 1 $200
$400 No-Limit Hold’em MonsterStack $20K GTD Feb 15 1 $400
$300 Pot-Limit Omaha 8/B $7K GTD Feb 15 1 $300
$400 No-Limit Hold’em MonsterStack $80K GTD* Feb 16 3 $400
$200 No-Limit Hold’em Bounty $6K GTD Feb 16 1 $200
$300 No-Limit Hold’em Survivor $10K GTD Feb 17 1 $300
$600 No-Limit Hold’em MonsterStack $40K GTD Feb 18 1 $600
$300 No-Limit Hold’em Survivor $10K GTD Feb 18 1 $300
$300 NLH Mega Satellite (2 seats GTD) Feb 19 1 $300
$2,500 No-Limit Hold’em CPPT Main Event $500K GTD* Feb 19 4 $2,500
$300 No-Limit Hold’em Survivor $10K GTD Feb 19 1 $300
$400 Pot-Limit Omaha MonsterStack $40K GTD Feb 21 3 $400
$400 No-Limit Hold’em MonsterStack $20K GTD Feb 22 1 $400
$400 No-Limit Hold’em MonsterStack $80K GTD* Feb 23 3 $400
$200 No-Limit Hold’em Bounty $6K GTD Feb 23 1 $200
$200 No-Limit Hold’em Bounty $6K GTD Feb 24 1 $200
$600 No-Limit Hold’em UltimateStack $200K GTD* Feb 25 4 $600
$300 No-Limit Hold’em MonsterStack Freeze Out $15K GTD Feb 28 1 $300
$200 No-Limit Hold’em Bounty $6K GTD Feb 28 1 $200